& her mom Dorothy Robertson-Couch
"Patches the Clown"
She started the "Holy Fools" Clowning for Christ. She went before the Governor of North Dakota twice and had April 1st declared as "Holy Fools Day". She also Started Clown Alley.
She belongs to the Clowns of America International, The World Clown Association. She started several Chapters in Peru, IL and they branched off to Moline, IL, Rockford, IL and Peoria, IL.
Patches was inducted into the Clown Hall of Fame in Wisconsin.